Skip to Main Content

UMass Lowell scales back Fall 2020 plan to minimize students, employees on campus. View the plan for more info.

1940s-1950s

As World War II raged on, the student body shrunk considerably. After the war, the GI Bill brought a wave of returning veterans to campus. The postwar baby boom created a new need for teachers, while growth in science and engineering programs helped expand Lowell Textile into Lowell Technological Institute.